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Post#381 » by thedoppelganger » Tue May 11, 2021 10:53 pm

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Post#382 » by Dn4sty » Tue May 11, 2021 11:38 pm

I wish we already had the list of players attending
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Post#383 » by Old Man Game » Fri May 14, 2021 7:17 pm

Been watching Jalen Green highlights (who looks sick) but all I can really think about now is wondering what Cade would've looked like in that environment. You can tell they're playing the NBA game. More space. The gather step etc. versus the college game. Feels like Cade might've looked even better in this environment.
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Post#384 » by ThunderBorn » Sun May 16, 2021 4:51 pm

I really like Jalen green. If we don’t get Cade, Green is who I want. I think his game would really complement SGA. He also fits that a Presti mold.... long athletic and young.
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Post#385 » by ThunderBolt » Sun May 16, 2021 7:48 pm

ThunderBorn wrote:I really like Jalen green. If we don’t get Cade, Green is who I want. I think his game would really complement SGA. He also fits that a Presti mold.... long athletic and young.

I think Green might have the highest ceiling out of all of these guys. I was scared of him being like Zach Lavine of yesteryear but I’m much less concerned about Green after his G league performance. I wouldn’t be surprised if Detroit takes him at number one if they landed the number one pick.

I’ll be happy with any of the guys we get in the top five but I’m lower on Kuminga than I was earlier in the year. I feel like Suggs is going to be a guy that will have a greater impact than box scores and stats show. I’m still a believer in Mobley too. I wouldn’t be shocked if Okc had the fifth pick and passed on Kuminga. I just have this feeling that Sam might really like Keon Johnson.
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Post#386 » by Devilanche » Mon May 17, 2021 12:30 am

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ThunderBorn wrote:I really like Jalen green. If we don’t get Cade, Green is who I want. I think his game would really complement SGA. He also fits that a Presti mold.... long athletic and young.

I think Green might have the highest ceiling out of all of these guys. I was scared of him being like Zach Lavine of yesteryear but I’m much less concerned about Green after his G league performance. I wouldn’t be surprised if Detroit takes him at number one if they landed the number one pick.

I’ll be happy with any of the guys we get in the top five but I’m lower on Kuminga than I was earlier in the year. I feel like Suggs is going to be a guy that will have a greater impact than box scores and stats show. I’m still a believer in Mobley too. I wouldn’t be shocked if Okc had the fifth pick and passed on Kuminga. I just have this feeling that Sam might really like Keon Johnson.


Unless workout went drastically well for Green or bad for Cade , I fail to see a team on 1st going contrarian and not pick Cade first.

I do see it as more likely someone will wow the team picking 5th that they decided to go with another prospect over Kuminga.
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Post#387 » by Sea2003 » Mon May 17, 2021 7:14 am

ThunderBorn wrote:I really like Jalen green. If we don’t get Cade, Green is who I want. I think his game would really complement SGA. He also fits that a Presti mold.... long athletic and young.



He's good but I wouldn't take him above Cade and Mobley
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Post#388 » by ThunderBorn » Mon May 17, 2021 9:30 pm

Sea2003 wrote:
ThunderBorn wrote:I really like Jalen green. If we don’t get Cade, Green is who I want. I think his game would really complement SGA. He also fits that a Presti mold.... long athletic and young.



He's good but I wouldn't take him above Cade and Mobley


Cade is my number 1 choice...then green... then Suggs.
I’m not hating on Mobley, he’s a good player. I just think Sam has been better at drafting guards than big men. Although after last nights win I’d be happy with any of those players
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Post#389 » by thedoppelganger » Tue May 18, 2021 1:22 pm

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Post#390 » by Devilanche » Tue May 18, 2021 3:32 pm

The more I read the more I want to end up with josh giddey.

Basically end up with Cade , Giddey and a late first for Garuba if it was possible.
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Post#391 » by thedoppelganger » Wed May 19, 2021 8:44 pm

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Good news for us - was hoping they'd have it this year for our incoming group, likely see 2nd year guys like Poku go as well
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Post#392 » by Dn4sty » Wed May 19, 2021 10:28 pm

Devilanche wrote:The more I read the more I want to end up with josh giddey.

Basically end up with Cade , Giddey and a late first for Garuba if it was possible.


The idea the Garuba is just a PF/C is strange to me. I see a lot of OG in his game
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Post#393 » by Devilanche » Wed May 19, 2021 11:26 pm

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Devilanche wrote:The more I read the more I want to end up with josh giddey.

Basically end up with Cade , Giddey and a late first for Garuba if it was possible.


The idea the Garuba is just a PF/C is strange to me. I see a lot of OG in his game

He represent very good value in the 20s to me . Rotational player in the frontcourt upside for me.

Do you foresee him being able to contribute much on offense ?
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Post#394 » by Dn4sty » Thu May 20, 2021 12:07 am

Devilanche wrote:
Dn4sty wrote:
Devilanche wrote:The more I read the more I want to end up with josh giddey.

Basically end up with Cade , Giddey and a late first for Garuba if it was possible.


The idea the Garuba is just a PF/C is strange to me. I see a lot of OG in his game

He represent very good value in the 20s to me . Rotational player in the frontcourt upside for me.

Do you foresee him being able to contribute much on offense ?


He’s shown flashes of it. He’s still so young.

I think he is quite possibly the best defender in the draft

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Post#395 » by thedoppelganger » Tue May 25, 2021 6:00 pm

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Post#396 » by Dadouv47 » Tue May 25, 2021 6:09 pm

So we get 76% of a top 5 pick? I'm fine if we get picks 5 and 18 but worse than that would be terrible bad luck in such an important draft for us.
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Post#397 » by Dn4sty » Tue May 25, 2021 6:13 pm

The worst OKC can do is 7 and 18. If they move to 8, it will also mean Rockets move to 5, so they would get 5 and 8.
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Post#398 » by thedoppelganger » Tue May 25, 2021 8:02 pm

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Final results. Higher odds of getting 2 top 5 picks than none at all, not bad.

This is going to be a loooooooooooong 4 weeks until lottery night.
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Post#399 » by namlede » Tue May 25, 2021 8:12 pm

Sengun is an elite talent imo.
Dadouv47 wrote:So we get 76% of a top 5 pick? I'm fine if we get picks 5 and 18 but worse than that would be terrible bad luck in such an important draft for us.


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Post#400 » by Dn4sty » Tue May 25, 2021 8:44 pm

namlede wrote:Sengun is an elite talent imo.
Dadouv47 wrote:So we get 76% of a top 5 pick? I'm fine if we get picks 5 and 18 but worse than that would be terrible bad luck in such an important draft for us.


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I like Sengun a lot. If OKC doesn’t get Houston pick, I’d be all in favor of using Heat pick and some additional asset(s) to jump up from 18 to end of lottery (11-12) to get Sengun

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